Friday, November 20, 2015


Over the holidays we plan to trek over to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a look at the 230 objects on loan for its current show "Ancient Egypt Transformed" (through January 24, 2016). Meantime, here's a throwback glimpse of Manz's long flirtation with ancient Egyptian motifs...

Gustav Manz pendant, above, photographed for The Jewelers' Circular review of his work at the MMA eighth industrial art exhibition in 1924 

Other examples of Manz's Egyptian-inspired work can be found here: Scarab Fever

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